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〔 tIlt 〕


〔 tilt 〕

Overview of noun tilt

The noun tilt has 5 senses

  • joust, tilt -- (a combat between two mounted knights tilting against each other with blunted lances)

  • controversy, contention, contestation, disputation, disceptation, tilt, argument, arguing -- (a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement; "they were involved in a violent argument")

  • tilt -- (a slight but noticeable partiality; "the court's tilt toward conservative rulings")

  • tilt, list, inclination, lean, leaning -- (the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical; "the tower had a pronounced tilt"; "the ship developed a list to starboard"; "he walked with a heavy inclination to the right")

  • rock, careen, sway, tilt -- (pitching dangerously to one side)

Overview of verb tilt

The verb tilt has 4 senses

  • lean, tilt, tip, slant, angle -- (to incline or bend from a vertical position; "She leaned over the banister")

  • cant, cant over, tilt, slant, pitch -- (heel over; "The tower is tilting"; "The ceiling is slanting")

  • careen, wobble, shift, tilt -- (move sideways or in an unsteady way; "The ship careened out of control")

  • tilt -- (charge with a tilt)